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From Wednesday, 23/Jul/2014 onwards

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Hundreds join great pier swim

Hundreds join great pier swim
HUNDREDS of hospice supporters took part in the annual Havens Hospice Great Pier Swim last Saturday.

Air not fit to breathe

TOXIC pollution in east London is more than twice the legal limit, according to new figures released.

'Right to report'

MEMBERS of the public can now film Brentwood and Essex council meetings without asking for permission.

Police to offer treatment program for drug addicts

CRIMINALS who test positive for Class A drugs will now be offered treatment for their addictions by Essex Police.

Charity runs day of CSI

Charity runs day of CSI
BASILDON residents with learning difficulties became crime scene investigators for the day.

Warning goes out to horse owners

Warning goes out to horse owners
HORSE owners are being warned of the dangers of a weed that grows prolifically in fields throughout the UK – ragwort.

Motown legend in concert

Motown legend in concert
MUSIC fans who see Motown legend Martha Reeves at Basildon's Towngate Theatre can expect a night of 'happiness, fun, joy and good music', the singer told the Yellow Advertiser.

Do you know these men?

Do you know these men?
POLICE are hunting for two men who may have vital information about an attack in Pitsea.

Fair to have 1960s theme

A VINTAGE fair will be held at the Battlesbridge showground, 5 Maltings Lane, on Sunday August 17.

No bids for catering

BASILDON Council is still looking for companies to offer discounted hot meals at three community centres, leader Phil Turner has confirmed.

Crime crackdown at festival

POLICE have issued a public warning to V Festival ticket holders, telling them to keep an eye on both their personal possessions and their friends.

Probe into police sickness levels

POLICE stress levels are being probed after sick days increased by 50 per cent in four years.

Duo publishes protest poetry

Duo publishes protest poetry
BASILDON writing duo the Tory Town Poets have published their first anthology.

Memorial to musician

Memorial to musician
A MEMORIAL bench for musician Justin Bowman was unveiled in the week of his 25th birthday.

River crossing opposition urged in Thurrock

RESIDENTS must unite against the threat of a new Thames crossing in Thurrock, council leader John Kent has claimed.

Six arrested in £3m fuel scam

A 43-year-old man from Romford along with six men and two women have been arrested for their alleged involvement in a suspected £3 million fuel fraud during an operation by HM Revenue and Customs(HMRC).

WWII veteran recalls flying missions

WAR veteran, Harry Irons, DFC, who completed over 60 missions spoke to Havering museum’s variety club members at their Wednesday meeting.

Lights go out to mark our declaration of war

Lights go out to mark our declaration of war
HUNDREDS of people across Havering marked 100 years since Britain officially entered the First World War.

Henry sets sail for stardom

Henry sets sail for stardom
A DANCE graduate from Havering College of Further and Higher Education is about to set sail on the adventure of a lifetime after landing a dream job on a luxury cruise liner.

Trust shows improvement

BARKING, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust has published its first monthly report on progress against its improvement plan.

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